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2024 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts

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  1. #3 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Tufts University

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    4 Year,

    MEDFORD, MA,

    1069 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I think Tufts was a wonderful school that provided me leading opportunities I know I would not have achieved elsewhere. There are truly few places in the country where you can combine your loves for....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $31,630,

    SAT Range: 1440-1550,

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  3. #6 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Boston University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3617 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As a sophomore finance major at Boston University, my academic journey has immersed me in the intricate world of financial management and analysis. The second year introduced a more focused...Camaraderie among fellow finance majors enriched my experience, fostering collaboration in study groups and projects. Engagement in finance-related extracurriculars expanded my network, offering....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $25,852,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

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  5. #8 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Williams College

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    4 Year,

    WILLIAMSTOWN, MA,

    314 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am thoroughly enjoying my time at Williams. The academics are very challenging. Considering the school's reputation, and the fact that most students were the Valedictorian or Salutatorian at their....

    Read 314 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $14,487,

    SAT Range: 1410-1550,

  6. #9 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Northeastern University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3727 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Finishing up my first year, I can proudly say that I am enjoying my time at Northeastern and feel as though I am being set up for a successful future. My classes are rigorous and the professors are....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $38,927,

    SAT Range: 1430-1550,

  7. #12 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Babson College

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    4 Year,

    WELLESLEY, MA,

    386 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says From day one, I felt a strong bond with fellow students, faculty, and staff. Whether I'm working on group projects or attending campus events, I'm constantly surrounded by a supportive network of....

    Read 386 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $29,105,

    SAT Range: 1330-1480,

  8. #13 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    College of the Holy Cross

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    4 Year,

    WORCESTER, MA,

    582 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Your first month at The College will have a shock factor. The schooling is hard. However, as a senior, looking back, I can say that I learned more than my friends at any other school did. The...As far as friends, if you’re considering coming to Holy Cross, you’ll make good friends. Chances are, you have a head on your shoulders and care a lot about your fellow student. The party scene is...As far as the administration, it’s the age-old tale of them trying to get a handle on us and us getting annoyed at them. They are overbearing and focused on trivial issues. They do, however, care....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 43%,

    Net Price: $29,198,

    SAT Range: 1240-1420,

  9. #14 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Mount Holyoke College

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    4 Year,

    SOUTH HADLEY, MA,

    897 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love that the classes are small, usually around 15 to 20 people. The students here really do want to learn which makes for great classroom discussions. The professors have been very insightful....

    Read 897 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 52%,

    Net Price: $29,218,

    SAT Range: 1300-1510,

  10. #16 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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    4 Year,

    WORCESTER, MA,

    778 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Quality of professors and courses can vary greatly, some are excellent while others are lacking. The education is rather heavy in homework, so getting it done through the week is the best way to go....

    Read 778 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 60%,

    Net Price: $48,230,

    SAT Range: 1310-1480,

  11. #17 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

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    4 Year,

    AMHERST, MA,

    4613 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says As a student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, I’ve had a truly enriching experience. The student body is incredibly diverse, and I can always find people from all walks of life. This....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 66%,

    Net Price: $17,291,

    SAT Range: 1250-1460,

  12. #18 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Emerson College

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    1150 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The Emerson community is amazing: I love the area of Boston and being surrounded by students passionate about the arts. My professors have all been intelligent, kind, and (mostly) easy to communicate....

    Read 1150 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 45%,

    Net Price: $48,842,

    SAT Range: 1200-1400,

  13. #21 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Berklee College of Music

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    1194 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My overall experience at Berklee has been amazing in many ways, specifically from the performing opportunities to the valuable connections I’ve made. It also has a great location being in the heart....

    Read 1194 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 55%,

    Net Price: $48,055,

  14. #22 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Stonehill College

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    4 Year,

    EASTON, MA,

    598 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I like that it is a small community and the students are very friendly and welcoming. The staff is helpful and accommodating, and do their best to ensure that every student is supported. The dining....

    Read 598 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $31,467,

    SAT Range: 1030-1230,

  15. #23 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Wheaton College - Massachusetts

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    4 Year,

    NORTON, MA,

    684 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My daughter is a freshman at Wheaton and absolutely loves it. It is a small, very liberal school in a quiet area which is what she wanted. Even though it is small, you can find "your people". It is....

    Read 684 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 82%,

    Net Price: $28,867,

    SAT Range: 1160-1360,

  16. #24 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    Gordon College

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    4 Year,

    WENHAM, MA,

    804 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says The Master of Science in Financial Analysis program at Gordon College has been an enriching experience. The comprehensive curriculum covers financial statement analysis, investment management, risk...The program's emphasis on practical application through real-world case studies, projects, and internships has enhanced my critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The supportive faculty,...While the rigorous coursework can be challenging, it has prepared me for the fast-paced finance industry. The program also offers opportunities for professional development, including guest lectures...The focus on ethics and integrity instilled a strong sense of responsibility. Despite the challenges, the program has equipped me with the skills and knowledge necessary for success Professional..

    Read 804 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 93%,

    Net Price: $25,917,

    SAT Range: 1020-1370,

  17. #25 Colleges with the Best Academics in Massachusetts.

    University of Massachusetts Lowell

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    4 Year,

    LOWELL, MA,

    1438 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I vividly remember the first day I stepped onto the bustling campus of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, feeling a mixture of excitement and nervous anticipation. The sprawling greens and the....

    Read 1438 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 85%,

    Net Price: $13,227,

    SAT Range: 1170-1340,

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